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Jun 17 2020

Making A Difference

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Senior Staff Writer “Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.” The quote has been attributed, correctly or not, to Benjamin Franklin of late, more so in the wake of George Floyd’s death under the knee of a Minneapolis policeman. …

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Jun 17 2020

Back To The Polls

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Senior Staff Writer The results of the South Carolina primary held June 9 are in, but, after an extremely snug race, the Democratic finalist for South Carolina House District 115 is still undetermined. SCVotes.org has Carol Tempel in the lead with 1,770 votes or about 38%. Spencer Wetmore placed …

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Jun 10 2020

Unofficial 2020 Primary Elections Results

Jun 09 2020

Shrimp Season

By Erin Weeks for the Island Connection SCDNR biologists Kristin Hamilton and Mike Kendrick measure and count white shrimp aboard a regular trawl survey in 2018. In a year that’s been anything but average for humans, biologists are forecasting a typical season for South Carolina’s favorite crustacean. Commercial shrimp trawling opened in all legal South …

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Jun 05 2020

Show Your Patriotism

By Kristen Gregory for the Island Connection The Seabrook Island Garden Club will be presenting an award for the most patriotic mailbox on what is probably the most patriotic day of the year. Residents who would like to win the “Most Patriotic Mailbox Blue Ribbon Award” should email their address only to seabrookislandgardenclub@gmail.com by June …

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Jun 05 2020

Helping Local Nonprofits

By Abigail Darlington for the Island Connection Coastal Community Foundation and its regional partners in the COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Fund have announced that more than $2.1 million has been raised since the fund’s inception, and $641,745 has been awarded to nonprofits across coastal South Carolina to support communities impacted by the pandemic.             The …

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Jun 04 2020

Are You And Your Pet Ready For Hurricane Season?

By Kay Hyman for Island Connection The 2020 NOAA forecast calls for a busier than normal hurricane season with as many as 19 named storms in the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. Six to 10 of those storms could become hurricanes and three to six of those may be major hurricanes! (An average season produces 12 named …

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Jun 04 2020

Lost Income

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Senior Staff Writer Members of the Seabrook Island Town Council received some unfortunate financial news at their May 26 meeting: Charleston County is weighing a proposal that would eliminate accommodations tax distributions from the county to municipalities through June 30, 2021, and distributions from the state will be reduced …

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Jun 04 2020

District 115 Candidates, South Carolina House Of Representatives

The Island Connection asked the candidates what they would do if elected. Here are their answers. Eileen Dougherty • Democrat Name the three most important issues facing the residents of District 115 and explain what you plan to do in Columbia to address these issues. Conservation, flooding and our climate crisis. What I plan to …

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Jun 03 2020

Back To Court

By Gregg Bragg, The Island Connection Sr. Staff Writer The Coastal Conservation League and the South Carolina Environmental Law Project are again trying to keep KDP, II, LLC from developing Sams Spit, an environmentally fragile area on the southern tip of Kiawah Island. SCELP has filed a motion in the South Carolina Administrative Law Court …

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